(Painesville, Ohio – January, 2013)

Meritec is pleased to announce a franchised distribution agreement with BTC Electronic Components (BTC). BTC is a 100% franchised/authorized, stocking and value-added assembly supplier of connectors, backshells and interconnect accessories. As part of the agreement, BTC will distribute the full-range of Meritec products including Hercules, VPX, 2mm, HMA, flash memory sockets, PCI Express and Flat Flex Cabling.

“Meritec is recognized as a market leader in providing solutions for their Customers’ most challenging interconnect applications,” said Paul Moseley, President/CEO of BTC. “At BTC, we are committed to providing our Customers with a solution to all their interconnect requirements. The addition of The Meritec franchise and their innovative technology and engineering expertise further strengthens this commitment.” “The end result,” continued Moseley, will allow us to support our Customers when they need a complete solution for their interconnect application. When an off-the-shelf product is not available, they can turn to the combined technical expertise and experience of BTC and Meritec.”

About Meritec
Meritec and its West Coast affiliate, Joy Signal Technology, are signal integrity leaders and preferred vertically integrated manufacturers of high-performance electrical and electronic interconnect embedded systems and connectors, focusing in the military, medical, datacom, and test and measurement marketplaces. With recent acquisition of Connectors Unlimited Inc. (CUI) and Mold-Tech, Meritec is rapidly expanding in The Electronic Interconnect Industry.

For more information, contact:
Joan Venaleck, phone 440.354.3148, Ext. 220
E-mail: jbvenaleck@meritec.com